Tuesday, February 28, 2017



    Harare - An Africa University student on attachment with the National Constitutional Assembly allegedly robbed four supermarkets in Harare after threatening to shoot till operators if they did not hand over cash, a magistrate’s court heard yesterday.



      A former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) agent who admitted smashing an MDC supporter’s jaw with pliers, and then pulling out their tooth, has been granted asylum in the UK along with his wife.

      An MDC activist, Augustine Mahute, of Block 7 Matapi Flats in Mbare, Harare died on Saturday night at Matapi Police Station after being assaulted by police officers.



        Highfield and Glen Norah residents yesterday stormed council district offices, demonstrating against alleged seizure of houses by MDC-T councillors.

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        A 49-year-old widow and her four children have been living in the open for more than a month.This happened after after the family house was allegedly sold in controversial circumstances by the executor following the death of her husband five years ago.


        Gumisai Zishenyambi was on her way to the front of the shop at Somerby Estates when all of a sudden several vehicles full of heavily armed men pulled up in front of her.

        MDC-T factionalism took an ugly turn yesterday when some members of the party allegedly printed and distributed flyers insulting axed Housing and Social Amenities Minister Fidelis Mhashu.

        "Mthulisi is my son. Just like any other mother, I need his love and conversely he needs my love. The Bible says honour thy mother and father for thy days to be increased.’’

        A health time bomb is set to explode at one of the country’s biggest correctional institutions, Khami Maximum Prison, after the Bulawayo City Council cut water supplies there over unpaid bills.

        Harare - A policeman allegedly raped a woman at the new Government Complex along Fourth Street in Harare after he lured her to a secluded room for a private talk.


        The United Nations Development Programme and the European Union have released US$3,3 million for the constitution-making outreach programme.